JANESVILLE --- Geraldine R. Slowey, age 81, of Janesville, died Tuesday, Jan 29, 2013, at Mercy Hospital and Trauma Center. She was born on April 30, 1931, in Chicago, IL, the daughter of Albert and Irene (Alstrand) Galligan. Geraldine married Frank Trewartha on April 2, 1949, in Chicago, IL. He preceded her in death on August 29, 1987. On August 27, 1993, she married Gerald Slowey in Michigan. She had been employed by Hardee's Restaurant.
She is survived by her husband, Gerald Slowey; 3 children: Bill Trewartha and Paul Trewartha of Janesville, and Cheryl Coakley of Ormond Beach, FL; 7 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild; 5 stepchildren: Matthew Slowey, Jeffrey Slowey, Kevin Slowey, Cynthia Turner and Beth Goucher all of Rock County. Geraldine was preceded in death by her parents; 1st husband, Frank Trewartha; and stepdaughter, Sara May Hoppe.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at ST. MARY CATHOLIC CHURCH, Milton, WI, with Msgr. James Uppena presiding. Interment will be in Milton Lawns Memorial Park, Janesville. Friends may call on Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY.